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From: Eric Niebler (eric_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-29 22:29:34

David Abrahams wrote:
> Eric Niebler wrote:
>>I recommend changing the common.variable-setting-command on *nix systems
>>to evaluate to:
>> return "$(variable)=$(value);export $(variable)" ;
> It's not the right fix; it breaks HTML generation. The problem is that
> on Unix systems, the
> <VARIABLE>=<value> <command>
> (all on the same line) syntax is used.

Yeah, I got it wrong, sorry. This works better for me:

return "$(variable)=$(value);export $(variable);$(nl)" ;

> Here's what I did to get it
> to work:
<snip hackish fix>

This shouldn't be necessary. The fop rule is broken, or it's the
common.variable-setting-command rule, but either way, nobody should have
to hack their fop / java installations to make this work.

Eric Niebler
Boost Consulting
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